Friday, 14 June 2019

Welcome to our Summer Collection.....


Welcome to our Summer Collection.....

BEA

BEA

BEA
Bea is 16" high and one of our soft sculpture art doll designs.Bea inspired by our Jack Russell puppy Bee Bee is made from vintage wool mohair.She has sculpted face with airbrushed markings.
Glass eyes with a waxed nose and poseable wired ears.
Bea wears a vintage 70's dress in a bright print with velvet yoke, purple silk sleeves from a 1920's shawl.Her shoes again are sculpted and hand made by Simon in soft velvet.She wears a antique butterfly enamel brooch and carries a boho bag in vintage tooled leather.

One off design 1/1 
Commissions taken for other puppies.


BEEKIST

BEEKIST
Beekist is 7.5" high and has a sculpted face created from vintage wool mohair and airbrushed soft honey golds and browns.Beekist has a waxed nose and velvet sculpted paw pads.
He comes in a vintage Beekist honey tin from Canada and a posy of vintage flowers.
One off 1/1 ADOPTED

FISHER

FISHER
Fisher is 4.5" high and is made German mohair in  old gold.He wears a vintage linen sailor suit with marine blue collar.He wears our hand made shoes in vintage velvet which I have hand dyed.
One of our traditional old vintage looking bears with shiny glass eyes.
Limited Edition 1 of 2 

ZAVIA

ZAVIA
Zavia is 4.5" high and created from hand dyed mohair in dusty lavender.
He wears a jacket created from antique 1930's embroidered textile with antique buttons.
Zavia has hand dyed silk trousers and our handmade and again hand dyed velvet shoes.
One Off 1/1 ADOPTED

CICELY

CICELY

CICLEY
Cicely is a tiny 3.25"size she is made from hand dyed mohair in a dusty vintage pink.
She wears a antique silk crepe skirt with a antique silk satin jacket with embroidered flowers and butterflies.
She comes with a antique grass basket with embroidered holly hock flowers.
She can fit inside and she can travel safely.
One off 1/1 ADOPTED

MADAME VIOLETTE

MADAME VIOLETTE
Madame Violette is a tiny 3.25" size created from pale lilac mohair.
She wears a vintage lilac and lace dress trimmed with velvet flower and tiny antique silver bead necklace.Madame Violette wears tiny velvet shoes in pale lavender.
She comes in a antique Berdoues perfume box with antique velvet violettes.
ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED

MONTY

MONTY
Monty is 3.25" tiny size made from honey yellow mohair.He wears a antique linen worker jacket.
and worn linen trousers in a mustard gold.
Monty has our hand made velvet shoes in a soft gold brown.
He is based on Monty Don of gardeners world who wears vintage work jackets like this.
He will come with a antique flower pot to which you will need to grow him a seed or a tiny plant.
One Off
1/1 ADOPTED


PETAL

PETAL
Petal is 3.25" tiny size made from antique plush in vintage gold.
She has very old look and would make a lovely partner for a antique doll.
She is adorned with vintage flower petals and velvet leaves.
One Off 1/1 ADOPTED


END OF SHOW
Thank you for visiting our latest collection should you wish to adopt
 any of the designs please contact me by email at 
info@paulastrethill-smith.com
or 
 p.strethillsmith@gmail.com

or message me on facebook.

All good wishes 
Paula xx




Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Summer Collection coming soon to our blog....


You are invited to view our latest designs in our summer collection.



Friday 14th June
7.30pm
www.paulastrethill-smith.blogspot.com

We look forward to sharing some new designs with you.
Paula & Simon 
xx


This beautiful antique postcard is a Lawson Wood design.




Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Welcome to our Spring Collection


Spring Collection

Hello welcome to our latest designs now available.....





Miss Lucky Ducky 


 Miss Lucky Ducky


Miss Lucky Ducky

Miss Lucky Ducky is 7.5" high and created from vintage plush in duckling yellow.
I have hand dyed this plush a lovely spring time yellow and aged tinted.
She has a sculpted leather bill and jointed wired wings.
Miss Lucky Ducky wears a vintage red cotton skirt with tiny stars.
Her fine straw Easter bonnet which is removable is trimmed with vintage flowers and ribbon.
She also carries a little basket with vintage spring blooms
Her duck web foot shaped shoes are sculpted in our studio and made with leather.
One off 1/1 ADOPTED

 Fiorello

Fiorello

Fiorello stands 7" high and created from mohair in old gold.I have further aged and tinted his fur.
Dressed in a silk jacket made from antique textile of Chinese silk with exquisite floral embroidery.
His trousers are from hand dyed silk satin to match his jacket.
Fiorello wears our antique velvet shoes also hand dyed which are made by ourselves in our studio and hand stitched with leather soles.He carries a small bouquet of vintage flowers.
One Off 1/1 ADOPTED


 Miss Sakura


 Miss Sakura

Miss Sakura named after Japanese cherry blossom trees stands 4" high and is a new pattern.
She is created from hand dyed blossom pink mohair. 
She is dressed in antique silk crepe skirt with net petticoat and hand embroidered flowers.
Miss Sakura has our hand made vintage leather shoes in off white.
Tiny vintage flower blossom headpiece.
One Off 1/1 ADOPTED

 Miss Lark

Miss Lark
Miss Lark stands 3.5" tall and is created from hand dyed mohair in a robins egg blue.
She is dressed in hand dyed antique silk crepe with a net petticoat.
She has our hand made slippers in soft blue velvet.
Tiny Vintage flower blossoms as a head piece.
Miss Lark holds a tiny vintage marcasite bird on her paw.
One Off 1/1 ADOPTED

 Belle

Belle
Belle stands 3.5" created from hand dyed pale pink mohair.
Tinted silk plush lined ears which are wired.
Belle is dressed in antique silk crepe skirt in a bluebell blue with tiny hand embroidered flowers.
Tiny vintage flower blossoms as a head piece.
Her wool felt slippers are handmade with leather soles.
One Off 1/1 ADOPTED

Happy Bunny

Happy Bunny
Happy Bunny stands 3.5"created from hand dyed and tinted mohair. 
He has antique glass eyes which adds to his funny bunny appearance!
Silk lined wired ears which can be posed.
He wears pale blue trousers,jersey top and braces.
He has our handmade shoes from vintage leather shoes in dark brown.
Happy Bunny is carrying a easter egg filled with tiny vintage flowers.
One Off 1/1 ADOPTED

Magdalena

Magdalena

Magdalena stands at 3"high created from hand dyed mohair in robins egg blue and is a new pattern.
She wears antique lace cotton embroidered skirt with silk ribbon and antique religious cross.
Magdalena has our hand made slippers in vintage off white leather.
Tiny vintage flower blossoms as a hair piece.
She comes inside a vintage German easter egg which I have painted and decorated with vintage flowers.
One Off 1/1 ADOPTED

END 

Wishing you all a very Happy Easter 
Paula & Simon
xx
Thanks you for visiting our blog show should you wish to adopt any of the designs.
Contact me at
info@paulastrethill-smith.com
or message me on facebook.





Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Spring Collection coming soon to our blog.....

Spring Collection.....
Hello just a little note that our Spring Collection is coming to our blog soon.
One more weekend and I should be ready to share a few new designs with you all!


Tuesday 16th April 
at 7.30pm 
on our blog

Sending you warm spring wishes
 Paula 
xx

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Hugglets and new designs .....

Hello
we are just back from Hugglets Winter Bear Fest and we just thought we would share a few of the designs we exhibited.

Further down there are a few pieces that are looking for new homes should you wish to adopt any of them please let me know by email.


Mademoiselle Kitty

Mademoiselle Kitty

Mademoiselle Kitty one of our large sculpted art cat doll pieces.
She has full face sculpt and shoe sculpts by Simon.
Created from vintage mohair with silk plush tail.
Airbrushed with premium glass cats eyes. She has poseable wired limbs and paws and fluffy tail.
Her beautiful coat is created from a hand embroidered vintage silk satin 
which is lined in silk and trimmed with antique lace and mop buttons.
She wears a vintage jewel around her neck and some antique flowers.
Mademosel Kitty is wearing antique velvet shoes made by our selves.
One Off piece
1/1 ADOPTED
Commission's taken for other Kitty cats.


Beauregard
 ADOPTED

Mister Pang
ADOPTED

SAFFRON
ADOPTED

These are a few of what we took to the show the next pictures are of bears that are available
***



ARCHIEBALD


ARCHIEBALD
Archiebald is 6.5"high and created from antique mohair which is quite bald in places.
Archie wears a vintage wool cosy pyjama outfit with mother of pearl buttons.
One off 1/1

SATINE

SATINE
Satine is 4.5"high and created from palest pink mohair.
She wears a pale pink antique silk jacket edged in satin.
Cream lace on side and back of jacket.
Satine has a full antique lace skirt trimmed with satin waistband.
She wears vintage flowers and tiny silver necklace and pearl.
Her shoes are created by ourselves with pale pink satin.
One Off 1/1 ADOPTED

Cadence

Cadence
Cadence is 3"high and created from soft taupe mohair.
She wears a cotton boho skirt with a embroidered bolero in dark amethyst.
Her shoes are dark purple velvet slippers.
Trimmed with antique flowers silk ribbon.
One Off 1/1 ADOPTED

Cayeux

Cayeux

Cayeux is 3" high and created from antique mohair in old gold.
He wears a vintage wool sailor jacket trimmed with brass buttons.
Cayeux is sat in a antique chocolate box made to like a sailors hat.
With vintage flowers.
The antique box is from Cayeux sur mer.
One off  1/1 ADOPTED

Should you want to adopt any of the bears please contact me for further details
info@paulastrethill-smith.com
or message me on facebook.
Thanks for stopping by
Paula 
xx 

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Hugglets Winter Bearfest next Sunday


Hello

So this Sunday is the Hugglets Winter Bearfest in Kensington London.....




We have been busy creating new designs in the studio and will bring a selection
of miniature teddy bears a few character designs
and a large sculpted animal art doll design.

We looking forward to meeting some of our collectors and friends at the show.
Come say hello and find us in

Hall 1 
 Stand 56

Paula Strethill-Smith

We appreciate that not all of you can visit the show as many of you live very far away.
So we will of course share some of our designs here on our blog afterwards.

Warmest Wishes Paula & Simon.


xx